To what matters and finding solutions.

#9 - Water Harvesting

Innovation isn’t easy, and it’s important to share the failures along with the successes. One of our greatest accomplishments to date, the rainwater harvesting...

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#6 - Solar Microgrid

Over 40 million Tanzanians are cut off from grid power. But this big problem presents an equally huge opportunity – an opportunity for rural Tanzanian communities to...

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#5 - Growing Abundance

What do you get when you cross a forest with a farm? We asked some Pemban farmers to explore this question with us 2 years ago, and began a participatory experiment in...

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#3 - Ecology is Economy

Tree planting is where it all began for CFI and still forms the backbone of our work.  Since 2008, we have helped Pembans plant over 1 million trees!  We are...

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#1 - Green Cooking Fuel

We all need energy, and in the face of climate change what the world needs most is clean energy. Traditionally, over 90% of Pemba’s energy comes from wood and charcoal...

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Scaling Innovation

This month, we are highlight Community Forest Pemba's inspiring activities and laying out our plan for expanding the impact in Pemba and beyond. Join us as we explore the...

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We did it!

We’ve hit our campaign target of raising $30,000!

We have reached our Sharing Innovation campaign goal of $30,000 so will receive the maximum EU funding and be able to...

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This is My Forest

People are the engines of global change.

Community leaders bring change into their villages and inspire the whole community. Chema Juma wakes up in the morning and cooks...

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How Innovation Spreads

An idea becomes reality.

As that idea passes from village to village it is adapted to meet the unique needs of the place. Community Forests International and their community...

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How Change Begins

Empowered Pembans make their own change.

Community Forests International incubates ideas and the innovation grows. Several individuals working together can change a landscape....

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Pemba Adapts

Climate change is here. In response, Pembans are working to innovate how they live and work in order to cope as the world changes around them. So here it is, a list of new and...

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